Posted on 01/17/2019 at 10:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver died today at age eighty-three. The cause of death was lymphoma, according to th...

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Tagged As: Obituary, Poetry

Posted on 01/15/2019 at 08:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sad news to start the morning: Writer Francine du Plessix Gray died Sunday at the age of eighty-eight. Gray gained fame...

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Posted on 01/07/2019 at 12:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You may not know author Brian Garfield by name, but chances are you’ve seen his work on the big screen. Garfield,...

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Posted on 01/04/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Edgar Hilsenrath, whose autobiographical novels depicted his survival of the Holocaust, died Sunday of pneumonia. His de...

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Posted on 12/28/2018 at 03:02 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Israeli novelist Amos Oz has died of cancer, his daughter confirmed on Twitter today. He was seventy-nine. Oz, who p...

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Tagged As: Obituary, The Guardian

Posted on 12/27/2018 at 07:42 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fussy spent much of the past five days traveling and visiting with family, so we came back to quite the pile of news. Su...

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Posted on 12/03/2018 at 11:03 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Calling an obituary a motivational story may seem odd on the surface, but you can’t help straightening your back a...

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Posted on 11/26/2018 at 02:10 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The author of two critically acclaimed tie-ins to Gone With the Wind has died. Donald McCaig passed away on November 11...

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Posted on 11/16/2018 at 10:19 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Screenwriter William Goldman, who also adapted some of his novels into movies, has died at the age of eighty-seven. Gold...

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Posted on 11/12/2018 at 01:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Stan Lee, the beloved writer, editor, and publisher of Marvel Comics, passed away this morning, according to the Hollywo...

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Tagged As: Obituary, Pop culture